23 January 2012
Freudenberg Oil & Gas has opened a 14,000 square foot Materials and Products Testing Facility in Houston, Texas, USA.
This state-of-the-art facility includes five labs fully equipped for standard tests, and many customer-specific requests. Capabilities include:
Thermal Cycling Lab
HPHT Lab (15,000 PSI at 430°F)
Material Properties Lab
Sour Gas H2S / Customer Media Lab
Product Testing Lab
Mixing Lab (Phase II build out - Q3 2012)
This broad-spectrum facility will perform an unprecedented level of in-house verification testing and analysis for Freudenberg Oil & Gas sealing solutions, and for customized specifications upon request.
"Our new facility is designed to address the latest challenges faced by operators, OEMs and engineering and service providers in the upstream oil and gas industry," said Richard Schmidt, President & CEO of Freudenberg Oil & Gas. "We are capable of performing standard tests in a complete range of temperatures and pressures, as well as customized tests for our customers' specified requirements."